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Stuart MacKay

Ph.D. Candidate and Contract Instructor

Degrees:B.A. (York), M.A. (Carleton)

Current Program (including year of entry)

Ph.D. (2013)


Dr. James Miller

Academic Interests

American History, Political History.

Description of Research

My research examines the struggle of Republicans in the northernmost slave states such as Maryland, Kentucky and Missouri, to build a viable and organized southern wing of the Republican Party prior to the American Civil War, and their attempts to develop a cohesive southern Republican identity during the war and in the face of Radical Reconstruction.